Man who died in mower-milk tanker crash was Transport Agency contractor

A man who died in a crash on State Highway 5 has been named.


A man who died in a crash on State Highway 5 has been named.

A man who died in a crash involving a milk tanker and mower tractor can now be named.

He was Brooke John Thomas, 55, from Reporoa.

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 5 between Waiohotu and Galaxy roads about 10.45am on Wednesday, a police spokeswoman said.

At the time of the crash Thomas was undertaking work for NZ Transport Agency’s Central Waikato Network Outcomes Contract.

* One dead after milk tanker-mowing tractor crash on State Highway 5 near Rotorua

General manager, safety, health and environment Greg Lazzaro said Waka Kotahi was saddened by the fatal crash and their thoughts were with all of those affected by the tragic event.

“Everyone should be able to go to work and expect to come home safely at the end of the

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Portugal Based Real Estate Agency Helping People Find Their Dream Homes: Ideal Homes International – Press Release

Algarve, Portugal, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Coronavirus Pandemic has hit most economies around the world very harshly. With production and aggregate demand in most industries coming to a standstill, one industry has reportedly survived the crisis and is thriving is the housing and real estate industry.

With experts predicting that this is the best time to look and invest in real estate, real estate agency Ideal Homes International is helping people find their dream homes and start over in these times of stillness.

About Ideal Homes International:

Ideal Homes International is the largest privately owned real estate company in Europe offering property for sale in the Algarve, Lisbon and Portugal.

It prides itself in offering a friendly, personal service and since the team behind Ideal Homes International wants the client’s experience with them to be as pleasant as possible, they put in the time and effort to

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Canada Revenue Agency: Buy a House Using TFSA Income of $371,000

It is important to start saving at an early age. However, savings tend to take a back seat as expenses and taxes increase and income growth slows. In such a scenario, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) encourages Canadians to save by offering tax breaks through the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). The economy and the job market are so dynamic that people need flexibility and easy access to their funds. Keeping up with the financial needs of today’s economy, the CRA launched the TFSA back in 2009.

Working out the T of TFSA 

If you invest $10,000 now in your TFSA, you pay tax on this amount. Then whatever you earn from this $10,000, be it $50,000 or $200, the CRA won’t touch it at all. Moreover, you can withdraw this money anytime. There is no lock-in period, no restrictions on how much you can withdraw but there is a restriction

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Commercial real estate alarms; Biden agency review teams ignore Wall Street

Receiving Wide Coverage …

Raising alarms

“Lending money to shopkeepers, landlords and hoteliers in places such as Times Square or SoHo used to be considered almost a sure thing. But that was before the contagion emptied New York City’s skyscrapers, hotels, apartment buildings and stores.” Now “mounting commercial real estate losses threaten banks and bondholders, and regulators are raising alarms.”

“If U.S. banks absorb big losses on their $2 trillion in commercial real estate loans, the entire economy will suffer. Just the fear of looming bankruptcies and defaults has prompted banks in recent months to restrict new lending, at a time when the virus-ravaged economy needs all the help it can get. Tighter credit standards make it harder for commercial borrowers to roll over old loans as they come due and could starve other businesses of capital needed to expand and hire more workers. If the economic downturn proves lengthy,

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Florida agency will ask for overhaul of troubled website

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s unemployment agency is asking lawmakers for $5 million to hire 108 new employees to handle increasingly complex unemployment claims, part of an overall legislative request that could include spending millions more to overhaul the state’s beleaguered unemployment website.

The Department of Economic Opportunity’s new executive director, former state Rep. Dane Eagle, said Tuesday that he’s hired an outside company to find out how and why the unemployment website, known as CONNECT, failed this year amid a crush of pandemic-related jobless claims.

“We can’t ask for the moon,” Eagle said Tuesday. “We’re trying to be reasonable.”

That review will help him and lawmakers decide what to do with website. Eagle said he’s eyeing two options: Keeping the existing system and moving it into a cloud-based server, where it will be better equipped to handle massive numbers of users at a time, or scrapping it entirely and building

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BenFred: Good news for Cardinals is affordable power is for sale this free agency | Ben Frederickson

The first two either didn’t play or barely played in 2020. Count me out.

The other one, Braun, is quite disliked in St. Louis. Would that be the case if he was hitting baseballs into Big Mac Land for the Cardinals? I don’t think so. Color me intrigued. The soon-to-be 37-year-old has knocked 20-plus home runs in four of his last five full seasons. He’s an obvious DH if his power is on, or he could spend time at third base or corner outfield. His worse-than-usual 2020 still featured more home runs (eight) than any current Cardinal.

Here’s another buy-low option to consider: Edwin Encarnacion.

The White Sox declined the slugger’s $12 million option after a disappointing season included . . . 10 home runs. No Cardinals hitter had more than seven. Maybe Encarnacion is toast after a batting line of .157/.250/.377. Or, maybe he had a bad year in

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The Corcoran Group is the new listing agency for developer-owned condominiums at 3550 South Ocean

Darrell Hofheinz, Palm Beach Daily News
 |  Palm Beach Daily News

The Corcoran Group is the new listing agency for developer-owned condominiums at 3550 South Ocean, the beachfront building completed last year on a site about a third of a mile south of the Palm Beach town limits.

Sales of new condos in the 30-unit building were previously handled by Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which began marketing them in early 2017.

The building was developed by New York-based DDG and billed as the first new beachfront condo built in the vicinity in a decade. It replaced the old Palm Beach Oceanfront Inn, recalled by many locals as “The Hawaiian,” in South Palm Beach.

Seven apartments were marketed by Corcoran in the multiple listing service this week, including two-bedroom units with dens as well as three-bedroom condos. The apartments range in size from 2,743 to 3,219 total square feet at prices

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Rise Pittsburgh, a Commercial Real Estate Agency, Expands to Add Tech-Enabled Residential Division and Software

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‘Super pea’ could reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes, researchers find

A “super pea” should be added to flour to stave off diabetes, Imperial College London researchers have said, with a study finding that it helps prevent blood sugar spikes. A type of wrinkled pea may help control blood sugar levels and could reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, a study published in the journal Nature Food suggests. Scientists have said incorporating “super peas” into foods in the form of whole pea seeds or flour may help tackle the global Type 2 diabetes epidemic. The research focused on a naturally occurring wrinkled pea which, while genetically identical to the regular smooth peas often found in supermarket frozen food aisles, contains higher amounts of so-called resistant starch due to a natural mutation. “If peas were not harvested fresh for freezing, but allowed to mature on the plants, it

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Singapore tech-based real estate agency Propseller raises $1.2 million seed round

Propseller, a Singapore-based real estate agency that combines a tech platform with in-house agents to close transactions more quickly, announced today it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding.

The round included investment from Iterative; Hustle Fund; XA Network; Rapzo Capital; Lazada co-founder Stein Jakabo; and Dot Property founder Ben Neve. Propseller also said “three undisclosed highly strategic investors” and returning private investors participated.

Propseller’s last funding announcement was in December 2018, when it raised SGD $1 million (about $737,000) in seed funding.

Founded in 2018 and launched the next year, Propseller says its technology platform enables transactions to close more quickly, helping with tasks like property valuations, and reduces standard commission fees to 1% from 2% because the startup’s in-house agents are able to finish more transactions in less time.

The company claims it is currently handling about SGD $75 million worth of properties each year. During the pandemic,

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Ranking the Chances for Every MLB Team to Land Trevor Bauer in Free Agency | Bleacher Report

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    Trevor Bauer will be the most sought-after pitcher on the upcoming free-agent market, and his unique view on the league’s financial structure promises to make him one of the most compelling stories of the winter.

    The 29-year-old led the National League in ERA (1.73) and WHIP (0.80) while racking up 100 strikeouts in 73 innings to establish himself as the NL Cy Young favorite and then tossed 7.2 scoreless innings with 12 strikeouts in Game 1 of the Wild Card Series.

    In normal circumstances, he could make a run at the seven-year, $245 million contract that Stephen Strasburg signed with the Washington Nationals last offseason.

    Instead, Bauer has indicated time and again that his preference is to sign one-year deals for the remainder of his career as a means of maximizing his annual earning potential and ensuring he is suiting up for a

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